Le Beau Site
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We've been staying on the edge of Nontron this week, just pottering. Had a wonderful catch up with Rob on Skype yesterday. Whilst chatting Tess was being her usual bouncy self wanting attention with a huge stick. In the end we threw it to keep her quiet then suddenly she caught it wrong and we had to pull it from her throat. She seemed ok no blood,so took her back to Pierre to lie quietly ...
... go up and down.
We travel at a max of 80kmh - 50mph. This is the most comfortable and economic speed. In villages and towns we drop down to 50 or even 30kmh. If we cross speed humps it's more like 15. Generally, those behind keep a reasonable distance and allow us space. Cars tend to give us room at things like traffic lights and hill starts. Cars will stop and let us go through narrower parts of roads. It's all very easy.
Only a couple of points ...
... its peaceful surroundings, where time has stopped. But the brutality is still clearly visible in the memorial and the signs around the village which identify places where men, women and children were rounded up and killed.
The campsite here is good. We have had 4 days of sightseeing and rest. Around us are the most fabulous colours in the trees, ferns and heathers. We will definitely return at a warmer time of year. ...
... sewing machines.
It is all just where it was.
You walk round in silence, partly as a mark of respect, there are signs too, because it's hard to imagine losing whole families in just one day.
Now I know families have been destroyed by the wars, but this was all done in one day to punish this particular village.
What's really sad for them is that during the war ...
... sat for a while on the grass. It became a bit hard after a while, so we took a walk around the lake. We popped into Lidl for bread and cheese and stuff for tonight, then took it down to Jan & Wally. We had a nice chat over a cuppa, sat in the sun on their new patio. Wally had quite a few poisson chat, which he had caught in the trap in the lake, he threw some for the cats to eat, you could hear them crunching the bones! ...